Merry Christmas

Audio: A variety of activities included on December 3 for “Christmas in a Small Town”

Various activities will be held during “Christmas in a Small Town” in Trenton on December 3, 2021. Main Street Trenton Executive Director Megan Taul:     A Christmas parade will start at Main Street and Crowder Road at 5:30. It will travel through part of Trenton and end at the Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri. […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board evaluates seven properties at Monday meeting

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board on Monday night advanced four properties of concern while granting extensions of time to three others. The board voted to move 208 East 10th Court from findings of fact to certificate of existence of a dangerous building. Three other locations which had been declared a nuisance were advanced to public […]

Missouri Day Festival

Audio: Approximately 135 vendors to be on hand at Missouri Day Festival in Trenton this weekend

Approximately 135 vendors will be on hand to ply their wares at the Missouri Day Festival in Trenton this weekend. They will be open in the Trenton Rock Barn, courtyard, pavilion, and flea market area on October 15, 2021, from 10 to 7 o’clock and October 16th from 9 to 7 o’clock. Trenton Area Chamber of […]

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Entries for 2021 Missouri Days Festival Parade now being accepted

Entries for the 2021 Missouri Days Festival Parade sponsored by the Trenton Rotary Club are now being accepted. Prize money totaling over $1,500 will be awarded in several categories for the October 16th parade in Trenton. The theme of the Annual Parade is “Commemorating 200 Years of Missouri History….Past. Present.Future.” As our State celebrates its […]

Trenton Water Treatment Plant

Trenton Utility Committee presented report regarding improvements to water treatment plant

Trenton’s Utility Committee got the first look Tuesday evening at a preliminary engineering report regarding proposed improvements and probable costs for major improvements at the 55-year-old water treatment plant.  Committee members also recommended bids be accepted for lime sludge removal and tree trimming services. Each of the three recommendations will advance to a meeting of […]

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Plans underway for 2021 Missouri Days Festival Parade

Plans are underway for the 2021 Missouri Days Festival Parade scheduled for Saturday, October 16, sponsored by the Trenton Rotary Club. Endorsed by the Missouri Bicentennial Commission, the parade’s theme will coincide with the celebration of the Bicentennial of Missouri. “Commemorating 200 Years of Missouri History – Past. Present. Future” is the overall theme of […]

Trenton Water Treatment Plant

Audio: 50 year old water plant in Trenton needs major upgrades to continue furnishing water to residents

The Trenton Water Plant on Crowder Road was built in the 1960s. City Administrator and Utility Director Ron Urton says two concrete basins behind the building where water is treated are more than 50 years old.     Mixing equipment inside the basins was replaced in 1995 and is reaching the end of life. Urton […]

Jewett Norris Library

16-year-old magician to perform at Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library

Grundy County Jewett Norris Library will host an event next week to conclude the storytime hour of the summer reading program. Activities are planned for July 27 in the parking lot behind the library and along West Crowder Road near the library. A 16-year-old youth, Max Meystrik, will be the entertainment doing magic. His performance […]

Planned Water Outage

Trenton Municipal Utilities announces planned water outage

Trenton Municipal Utilities is providing an advance announcement of a planned water outage Tuesday morning, May 11, 2021, followed by a precautionary boil advisory. A new valve is to be installed affecting customers on a short portion of Mable Street, between East 17th and Crowder Road, and part of East Crowder between Main and Lulu.  […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission to hear request regarding wireless coverage, discuss Downtown Historic Preservation District

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission will hear a request regarding wireless coverage and discuss a proposed Downtown Historic Preservation District. The commission will hold a public hearing at the Trenton City Hall May 3rd at 7 o’clock at night. KGI Wireless, in care of Verizon Wireless, will request a conditional use permit to allow […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton’s Historic Preservation Commission defines area of Trenton to be designated as historic district

Trenton’s Historic Preservation Commission on Wednesday evening approved a resolution as part of the process in setting up a historic district in the downtown area. The document explains the significance of the district as it relates to the criteria for designation and integrity. It also lists types of exterior architectural features that are to be […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee presented reports involving water treatment plant and water main construction

Reports on current and future projects were given during Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Trenton Utility Committee. The information describes preliminary costs for projects involving Trenton’s water treatment plant. This includes piping for the river and reservoir pump stations as well as the contact basins at the plant on West Crowder Road. Altogether, the cost […]

Boil Advisory

Trenton Municipal Utilities reissues boil advisory for portion of Trenton

Trenton Municipal Utilities has re-issued the boil advisory due to samples not meeting water quality standards. The advisory will be in effect until 6 o’clock Saturday evening, January 9th for Main Street from 17th Street to 18th Street, 17th from Main to Mable, Mable from Crowder Road to 18th, and Crowder from Main to Lulu […]

Generic City Water

Trenton Municipal Utilities continues flushing of water system south of Crowder Road

Trenton Municipal Utilities staff will continue flushing the distribution system this week in the area south of Crowder Road to the south City limits beginning at Main Street and working east to the railroad tracks. The utility will continue flushing various areas inside the city limit during the month of October. This is a semi-annual […]